Hazardous materials, commonly referred to as HAZMAT, are items designated by the federal government to contain dangerous parts. Everything from paints, batteries, to even some cosmetics and perfumes are classified as dangerous goods. These items require special permits, training, and equipment to ship.
Hazardous materials typically need to be shipped via ground only. Shipping via any other method tends to incur exorbitant fees. The Jay Group’s East Coast facilities are strategically placed in Lancaster, PA and can reach more than 77% of the US population in 3 days ground shipping.
The Jay Group’s team of dangerous goods experts are continually trained on the most up-to-date laws and regulations. Each member becomes re-certified bi-annually by the Dangerous Goods Council.
The Jay Group’s advanced Warehouse Management System is designed to handle HAZMAT products in a compliant and cost-effective manner. Our system will automatically flag hazardous orders and separate them into their own workflow. This separate HAZMAT-only wave ensures that the proper labeling occurs.
The Jay Group receives bi-annual certifications and participates in training conducted by the Dangerous Goods Council. Our experts have certifications in:
Many commonly shipped products contain hazardous materials such as: